•Nearly 70% of all reported sexual assaults (including assaults on adults) occur to children ages 17 and under.
•More than 90% of abusers are people children know, love and trust.
•Evidence that a child has been sexually abused is not always obvious, and many children do not report that they have been abused.
•Sexually abused children who keep it a secret or who "tell" and are not believed are at greater risk than the general population for psychological, emotional, social, and physical problems often lasting into adulthood.
•An estimated 42 million survivors of childhood sexual abuse exist in America today.
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